SAN DIEGO, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVTL), a provider of wireless broadband access solutions, is pleased to announce that its MiFi® Intelligent Mobile Hotspot has been named a Meffys award winner for "Best Mobile Connected Device" by the Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF). Announced in London on June 21, 2010, the seventh annual Meffys awards honor the most influential players in the mobile entertainment industry from across the world.
"The Meffys awards provide insight into the wide range of innovative products, services, applications and projects that are shaping and defining the evolution of the mobile media industry today," said Rob Hadley, CMO, Novatel Wireless. "It is an honor to be recognized in this distinguished industry awards program and it further demonstrates our dedication to delivering the most innovative mobile broadband and mobile media delivery solutions in the market."
The MiFi platform is the industry's first Intelligent Mobile Hotspot, a new category of mobile broadband that lets users put their world of content, services and connectivity in the palm of their hand. Unlike old router solutions that require an external broadband modem and serve only to provide connectivity, the MiFi platform creates a personal cloud of high-speed Internet connectivity that can be easily shared between multiple users and up to five Wi-Fi devices such as laptops, cameras, gaming devices and multimedia players. The MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot is an intelligent, open platform capable of hosting advanced software applications and flexible enough to address the continued evolution of mobile broadband.
The MiFi product line has been recognized with a variety of top industry awards in 2010 including the CES Innovation Award for Best Enabling Technology, the GSM Global Mobile Award for Best Mobile Connected Device, Mobile News Award for Most Innovative Product (non-Handset) and the Mobile Merit Award for Gadgets/Handsets/Devices, non-connected devices.
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Novatel Wireless, Inc. is a leader in the design and development of innovative wireless broadband access solutions based on 3G and 4G wireless technologies. Novatel Wireless' Intelligent Mobile Hotspot products, software, USB modems and embedded modules enable high-speed wireless Internet access on leading wireless data networks. The Company delivers specialized wireless solutions to carriers, distributors, OEMs and vertical markets worldwide. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Novatel Wireless is listed on NASDAQ: NVTL. For more information please visit www.novatelwireless.com. (NVTLG)
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